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CNN
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
innavarro, mark preston thank you so much. >>> one of the nfl's outspoken players wants to push agendas. brendan ayanbadejo, he wants to further the causes of same-sex marriage and anti-bullying. ayanbadejo is a linebacker for the baltimore ravens. he's been a staunch supporter of gay rights for years. >> for me personally, i just see it as a human rights issue. it's not gay rights. it's just equal rights. it's just human rights, and whether it's suffrage or, you know, go back to slavery or segregation, gay rights, it's all the same thing to me. i've gotten a lot of skrcrutiny. i'm officially known as the gay ambassador. >> in the locker room is what he's talking about. the maryland state representative called him out for his support and one of the team's owner to stop him from commenting on such issues. the team refused. >>> imagine you're the parents of both super bowl head coaches. who do you root for? jack and jackie harbaugh have that problem right now. older son john coaches the baltimore ravens while younger son jim coaches the san francisco 49ers and when their parents spoke to
CNN
Jan 24, 2013 9:00am EST
very public campaign to repair his image and future career in the nfl. the notre dame star says he was a victim of a hoax but admits he continued with the story of his girlfriend dying even after learning she never actually existed. >> my story, i felt, was a guy who in times of hardship and in times of trial really held strong to his faith, held strong to his family and i felt that that was my story. >> even if that hardship was perhaps exaggerated? >> no, it was what i went through was real, you know, the feelings, the pain, the sorrow, that was all real. >> cnn's george howell is here with more of what te'o is expected to say later today. >> this is interesting, isn't it? >> it is. it's like a train wreck and you can't stop watching it. >> so many twists and turns, so many different characters. so here's what we've got. it's confusing but here's what we've got, a relationship between o people online who basically never met. te'o insists he had every reason to believe that his girlfriend was real but in september, he got some information, led to believe his girlfriend died of can
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 10:00pm EST
the dance. >> i'm going to get into that. ray lewis is one of the most liked persons in the nfl by his piers, except for quarterbacks. i had a 45 minute interview with ray lewis back in october. the thing that came across quickly. very sincere, very inspirational, he told me before he announced his retirement, he wants to spend the rest of his life telling young people his mistakes so they can't make the same mistakes. >> do you think he's a changed man? >> i'm convinced he is, from what happened 13 years ago. >> okay, are you ready to pick a winner? >> i will pick a winner, it's like this. >> 46 super bowls, i have covered half of them. i'll be there in new orleans this weekend. and the thing i've discovered, magic teams can win in baseball, college basketball. magic teams do not win in the nfl, the best team always wins. baltimore's the magic team, the best team san francisco. san francisco will win. >> san francisco's going to win? >> i thought you said baltimore's the magic team. >> magic teams don't win in the nfl. >> i thought you said magic teams do win. >> they don't. the n
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 9:00am EST
. >>> protecting the nfl shield and nfl player, the league and the union near a deal to fund research on concussions and other injuries. >>> president obama on the road and on message for a chief priority of his second term today, he wraps his arms around a new senate plan to reform the nation's immigration system. >>> and it seems logical if you're a safe driver you should pay less for car insurance. too bad that's not the case anymore. the difference in price quotes might shock you. "the newsroom" starts now. good morning, and thank you so much for being with us. i'm carol costello. we begin with the adrenalin-fueled x games, and new questions this morning as the high-flying competition, has it become too extreme, too dangerous? 25-year-old caleb moore who competes in snowmobile freestyle is in critical condition this morning after this bone-jarring crash a few days ago. after he came up short on landing his 450-pound snowmobile tumbled over him. "usa today" is reporting moore has chest and head injuries. danger and thrills are a big part of the x games and its appeal to younger audien
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 2:00pm EST
word that the nfl and its players plan to put some big money into researching the long-term health effects of the game. cnn has obtained a proposal that says the nfl players union and the league are going to fund $100 million ten-year harvard study to try to diagnose, treat and prevent player injuries and illnesses. a thousand current and former players are apparently going to take part in this. dr. glen ferreira knows a lot about football, played at harvard himself. he's a doctor as well. he was the quarterback of harvard's football team. he invented a football helmet, a few years ago, really designed to absorb hits better than regular helmets. he joins us now live. thank you for being here. i appreciate it very much. the helmet is called the zenith. tell me about it and also how many teams, how many players are using this right now? >> hi. it is nice to be with you. so this is the zenith x-2 football helmet and key features of this helmet, one is the way it fits, quite different than other helmets on the market. when the player puts the helmet on, he pulls the chin straps, the he
CNN
Jan 23, 2013 8:00am PST
all, but if he doesn't perform well in the nfl, then you will continue to hear about the girlfriend that wasn't there joke.
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 2:00pm PST
sidelines of an nfl game. details on how she hopes to be serving up a lot of cheer for the indianapolis colts. right in the old bucket. good toss! see that's much better! that was good. you had your shoulder pointed, you kept your eyes on your target. let's do it again -- watch me. just like that one... [ male announcer ] the durability of the volkswagen passat. pass down something he will be grateful for. good arm. that's the power of german engineering. ♪ back to you. your soups are so awesomely delicious my husband and i can't stop eating 'em! what's...that... on your head? can curlers! tomato basil, potato with bacon... we've got a lot of empty cans. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> so you think getting a seat at the super bowl is tough? try getting a parking space. authorities in new orleans locked down the area around the super dome, and spots to park a car or rv are getting harder to find. >> we have got about 500 spaces still left. we have spots listed anywhere from a low of 75 all the way up to 3 or $400 with a great view of the super dome. >> of c
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 2:00pm EST
started seeing defensive backs and especially in the nfl leading with their heads, i used to say, that is the craziest way to tackle. one, it is not effective. and, two, it is so injurious. when do you think that started, the leading with the head? >> well -- >> tim, that's a question to you. >> yeah, i agree, leading with the head is extremely dangerous. i've coached football as well. junior league and high school football. and would never coach that way. i was never coached in the -- in college or the pros to lead with my head on a tackle. i think people are doing it now. i think it should be a strict liability, should be a penalty. i think the -- that football could eradicate that from the game pretty easily. i think that it should be eradicated. the issue i think that is kind of up in the air in this numb nebulous is the repeated blows to the head on the line of scrimmage. that's something i experienced as a lineman in the national football league. you line up every play, and you're taught to use your helmet as, you know, as the impact point to stop the opposing lineman's momentum.
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 11:00am EST
. this week we're actually going in depth on the future of the nfl. and the remark from the president has a lot of people talking. it's in the "new republic" magazine. he said, "i'm a big football fan, but i have to tell you, if i had a son i'd have to think long and hard before i let him play football. and i think of those of us who love the sport are going to have to wrestle with the fact that it will probably change gradually to try to reduce some of the violence." that didn't go over quietly. a few of the players and coaches are already weighing in. they say they understand the president's concerns but that they wouldn't keep their kids from playing the game. as for the 49ers' coach, he said he saw it as an actual opportunity for his own little boy. >> well, i have a 4-month-old, almost soon-to-be 5-month-old son, jack harbaugh. and president obama feels that way, then it would be less competition for jack harbaugh when he gets older. >> that's jim harbaugh having fun with the question. let's remember this, the president said that he wasn't so much concerned about nfl players. he
CNN
Jan 27, 2013 2:30pm EST
about the nfl where players are grown men who are paid well. the full interview appears in the february 11th issue. >>> i'll be back in an hour with a sneak preview of some of the most talked about super bowl ads a week before they air. >>> who shot j.r.? a cliffhanger watched by millions around the world, so, how will t'
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 9:00am PST
iing in depth on the nfl, why everybody is psyched up about the big game on sunday, the league is still dealing with long-term issues. right now, the 49ers are in new orleans. they got there just yesterday, in time for some sweet mardi gras parades. mark mckay is also there. when are the ravens arriving? will they be in time for all the partying that's going on? >> reporter: they won't miss it, suzanne. they will be arriving shortly after a huge sendoff. big rally in baltimore this morning to send off the ravens. so many story lines at this super bowl. we like it, as part of the media members, to cover these story lines. brother versus brother coaching matchup, for the first time ever that will happen inside the super dome sunday. big brother john, against little brother jim. and they will certainly be the featured attraction at media day tomorrow and all week long really. even their parents have a press conference scheduled. that's how big the harbaugh story is. jim's 49ers arrived on sunday, as we did. they were right in the middle of mardi gras. these were the scenes all weeken
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 1:00am PST
win in the nfl. the best team always wins. baltimore is the magic team. the best team, san francisco. san francisco will win. >> san francisco is going to win? >> san francisco is going to win. >> i thought you said baltimore is the magic team. >> magic teams don't win. >> i read you wrong. i thought you said do win. >> the nfl, baltimore, art modell died. ray lewis this last year. offensive coordinators were changed mid season. they're a magic team. san francisco has everything else. that's why they're going to win the game. >> want to put a little wager on it. >> you're from new orleans. >> not new orleans here. we can't do a -- we have to do it here. do some taco mac wings. >> for sure. thank you, terrence moore. appreciate it. wings are about five bucks. >> the big game next sunday. players were strictly business. they have won five super bowls in their history. ravens will arrive tomorrow. psy may not be a half-time show at the super bowl. there you go. but you will be seeing him during the game. yep. he's fishily hit the big time now. psy will have his own super bowl ad for won
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 2:00pm EST
in the military. and why some are calling the nfl's biggest game the har-bowl. who's got edge, jim or john harbaugh? we've got an expert up with some answers. the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on all purchases, plus a 50% annual bonus. and everyone but her likes 50% more cash, but i have an idea. do you want a princess dress? yes. cupcakes? yes. do you want an etch-a-sketch? yes! do you want 50% more cash? no. you got talent. [ male announcer ] the capital one cash rewards card gives you 1% cash back on every purchase plus a 50% annual bonus on the cash you earn. it's the card for people who like more cash. what's in your wallet? i usually say that. what's in your wallet? we've decided to we're all having such a great year in the gulf, put aside our rivalry. 'cause all our states are great. and now is when the gulf gets even better. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride or just lay in the sun. enjoy the wildlife and natural beauty. and don't forget our amazing seafood. so come to the gulf, you'll have a great time. especially in ala
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 9:00am PST
welcome football fans. with hundreds of nfl officials and thousands of members of the media in town for the big game, fans having a tough time trying to fine affordable hotel rooms and tickets to the game, asking prices for those are starting at $2,000 apiece. but those who do make the trip are getting a double dose of fun for their investment. >> iconic celebration for new orleans year after year has been mardi gras. here super bowl is plopped into the middle of it all. we have not only parades and excitement of that family celebration which is mardi gras but all of the excitement of the nfl. >> i think it's the perfect storm of party atmosphere between the super bowl, mardi gras and the general atmosphere of new orleans anyway. so, yeah, it's just the greatest. >> reporter: this three-week party dubbed super gras by locals is expected to bring well over half a billion in economic activity. that's music to the ear of city leaders who are still working hard to attract pre-katrina visitor numbers. >> we've used the super bowl as our goal line but this will have benefit and impact for
CNN
Jan 23, 2013 9:00am PST
former nfl running back, john stephens. her mom is an all-american swimmer. >> she struggled from the part in sports. no, terrific win for her. tennis, too. always nice to get a new face in there. being a teenager, one of her first acts was a teenage one. >> yeah, straight over to the cell phone on the side of the court. check your messages. the messages were coming in thick and fast. so much so she couldn't use her phone. i think she was going to send her mess a message or make a call. she went from 145 messages to 213 and the funny thing about this is that she's over seas. you know when you make or receive international rates, it can be rather expensive. apparently her mom's already been on her case saying all of this money you're going to win on the tournament you're going to spend it on paying off the tournaments. >> it's 50 cents a text. i know this. >> she's already won $500,000 for getting this far. i think there will be a bit left over. >> probably a few omgs, lols. yolos. good to see you, don. don riddell here. >>> strapping on a pair of skis to find out how to manage financi
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 8:00am PST
great time in the city. everybody is going to be having a lot of fun. >> nfl, we're excited, the super bowl is here. can't wait. it's going to be a great thing for the city. >> the city is electric right now. between, you know, mardi gras and the super bowl, mardi gras had to be pushed up a week so we've got a pretty much entire month of partying which we're used to. new orleans ans can handle it. >> hey, if anyone has serious concerns about the traffic in an already challenging city when it comes to big events, well, they need not worry at least in terms of the terms of the mardi gras parades. those have been put on hold for this week. they resume the parades after the game is played sunday. >> i hope they have the 49ers staying at a hotel a little farther away from the incoming ravens, because that's going to be some busy gettin'. lucky man, have that assignment. thank you. >>> on the eve of super bowl xlvii, cnn is live in new orleans. what it means to that city and how it became such a cultural fphenomenon and more. kickoff in new orleans, cnn bleacher report. it's saturday a
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